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Reflections from DevLearn 2015 Day 2: Sense Making, Curiosity and Sharing

I’ve been producing a video diary at DevLearn this year, trying to extend my #WorkingOutLoud to a process of continuous reflection. I’m recording short, one minute videos and uploading through the day. It’s reasonably time intensive, but forces me to … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Why there is more to a great cup of tea than meets the eye

I do like a nice cup of tea: PG Tips for the morning and maybe Earl Grey for afternoon tea. This may come as a surprise to regular readers as the blog is largely powered by coffee, but tea holds … Continue reading

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Five words about learning. Day 2: Curiosity

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at least the cat got to find out some pretty interesting things first, and that’s the joy of curiosity. It gets you into all kinds of trouble, but really adds to the interest … Continue reading

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A Time of Answers?

We are relocating from a space of certainty, to a place of doubt: our domain based Organisations, with the systems of education that feed them, and the markets that sustain them, all evolving. This is not a time for answers, … Continue reading

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The Notebook

I must admit to rampant curiosity: the man sat opposite me on the train is surrounded by notebooks. Most old and battered, some new, and the one nearest to me, the only one i can read, labelled ‘scrap’. He is … Continue reading

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Context of the Social Age

I’m editing ‘The Change Handbook’ today, and decided to rewrite the whole chapter on ‘The Social Age’. In this post, i share the new version, with the original content after it. This is part of #WorkingOutLoud, and i’m glad i … Continue reading

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The Social Punks: #WorkingOutLoud on the Podcast Series

For the last year or so, i’ve been writing an Explorer newsletter every Friday (that’s why there’s no blog published fridays!). ‘The Captain’s Log’ has given me an opportunity to explore a different type of writing: it’s slightly longer form, … Continue reading

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The New World of Work is Not Work

Yesterday i ran the first of six sessions in California, exploring aspects of the Social Age: we started by exploring where we go ‘Beyond Organisations’, and today i will move into ‘The Storytelling Leader’, before tackling ‘Innovation & Disruption’, and … Continue reading

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Fire and Fury

I have to say that when the two Falcon Heavy boosters touched down, in perfect synchrony, after shooting their record breaking payload into orbit, i felt pretty emotional. It wasn’t just the wild applause, or the bursts of Bowie’s ‘Space … Continue reading

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Closed Competence

I have an uneasy relationship with electricity: last time the main fuse blew in my house, i fixed it, tentatively, but turned it back on at arms length, with a wooden spoon, hiding behind a cushion. World class protection from … Continue reading

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